Do You Know About Niccolo Machiavelli

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Do You Know About Niccolo Machiavelli - Quiz

Great figures in the Roman Empire during the sixteen century, artists, painters and philosophers who works and thought greatly influence our daily lives to this day, take a quiz to see what you know about Machiavelli


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Niccolo was a great figure in the Italian history, he was a diplomat, historian, philosopher, politician, and humanist, what was his full name?

    • A.

      Niccolo Machiavelli

    • B.

      Niccolo Bernerdo dei Machiavelli

    • C.

      Niccolo di Bernerdo Machiavelli

    • D.

      Niccolo di Bernerdo dei Machiavelli

    Correct Answer
    D. Niccolo di Bernerdo dei Machiavelli
  • 2. 

    He was a great figure and a writer during the renaissance period in Italian history, he was greatly influenced by great figures before him, he was influenced by?

    • A.

      Dante Alighieri

    • B.

      Plato

    • C.

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above." This is because the given statement states that the person in question was greatly influenced by great figures before him, including Dante Alighieri, Plato, and Leonardo da Vinci. Therefore, all of these figures had an influence on him during the Renaissance period in Italian history.

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  • 3. 

    One his sayings, ‘If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance needs to be feared’, he was often called the father of modern?

    • A.

      Mathematics

    • B.

      Political science

    • C.

      Economics

    • D.

      Renaissance movement

    Correct Answer
    B. Political science
    Explanation
    The given saying suggests that if harm is to be done to someone, it should be severe enough to make them feared and seek revenge. This aligns with the study of political science, which focuses on power, governance, and the dynamics of authority. Understanding the motivations and actions of individuals in positions of power is crucial in political science, and the concept of fear and vengeance fits within this field of study. Therefore, the correct answer is political science.

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  • 4. 

    In his long year, he traveled far wide being a diplomat for Italy, Niccolo was born in Italy in the city of?

    • A.

      Torino

    • B.

      Vienna

    • C.

      Florence

    • D.

      Rome

    Correct Answer
    C. Florence
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Florence because the question states that Niccolo was born in Italy, and Florence is a city in Italy. The other options (Torino, Vienna, and Rome) are not in Italy.

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  • 5. 

    He wrote a lot of books on different subjects during his long life and career, however, he wrote a play titled?

    • A.

      Candid

    • B.

      Human Happiness

    • C.

      The Prince

    • D.

      Mandrake

    Correct Answer
    D. Mandrake
    Explanation
    The given question states that the person in question wrote numerous books on various subjects throughout their life and career. However, the question focuses on a specific play that this person wrote. The correct answer is "Mandrake."

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  • 6. 

    He was numerous work to his name on the different subject in the 16th century, one of his goals for writing The Prince was to win the favor of?

    • A.

      Pulitzer award

    • B.

      Oscar

    • C.

      Lorenzo de’ Medici

    • D.

      Golden globe

    Correct Answer
    C. Lorenzo de’ Medici
    Explanation
    In the 16th century, the author had numerous works on different subjects to his name. One of his goals for writing The Prince was to win the favor of Lorenzo de' Medici, a powerful figure during that time.

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  • 7. 

    Machiavelli hoped to land an advisory position within the Florentine government and so he dedicated The Prince to the then Florence Governor named?

    • A.

      Henry Thoreau

    • B.

      Waldo Emerson

    • C.

      Florenzo de’ Medici

    • D.

      Cicero

    Correct Answer
    C. Florenzo de’ Medici
    Explanation
    Machiavelli dedicated The Prince to Florenzo de’ Medici because he hoped to secure an advisory position within the Florentine government. By dedicating his work to Medici, Machiavelli was trying to gain favor and show his loyalty to the ruling family. Medici was the then Florence Governor, making him a powerful figure in the government, and Machiavelli saw this dedication as a strategic move to increase his chances of obtaining a position of influence.

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  • 8. 

    Countless of literary work was credited to his name in the various field he plunged during his lifetime, the most famous of his to date is?

    • A.

      The Prince

    • B.

      Discourses on Livy

    • C.

      Florentine Histories

    • D.

      The Art of War

    Correct Answer
    A. The Prince
    Explanation
    The given passage mentions that the person in question has been credited with numerous literary works in various fields. Among these works, "The Prince" is mentioned as the most famous one to date.

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  • 9. 

    Machiavelli is the third son of attorney Bernando di Niccolo Machiavelli and his mother Stefano Nelli, the family was believed to be descended from the old?

    • A.

      Florence

    • B.

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • C.

      Marquesses of Tuscany

    • D.

      Jew

    Correct Answer
    C. Marquesses of Tuscany
    Explanation
    Machiavelli is believed to be descended from the Marquesses of Tuscany. This suggests that his family held a noble status and had a significant role in the region of Tuscany. This background could have influenced Machiavelli's political ideas and his understanding of power and governance.

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  • 10. 

    Machiavelli is most famous for his short political treatise ‘The Prince’ written in 1513 and not published until later, five years later after his death, when was the Prince published

    • A.

      1533

    • B.

      1532

    • C.

      1534

    • D.

      1530

    Correct Answer
    B. 1532
    Explanation
    Machiavelli's famous political treatise, "The Prince," was written in 1513 but was not published until five years after his death. The question asks when "The Prince" was published, and the correct answer is 1532.

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